Presentations

Connecting the Dots: Moving Harvard to the Cloud, Enterprise Architecture, and ITCRB Update Wednesday, December 7, 2016:

Moving Harvard to the Cloud

At the most recent Connecting the Dots event, Jason Snyder, Chief Technology Officer, and Erica Bradshaw, Director of Enterprise Engineering, shared the new vision and plan with representatives from HUIT and the larger Harvard Community.

In response to a changing landscape, increasing financial pressures, and the need for better DR, the Cloud Program now has the goal to make it easy for the Harvard Community to realize the transformative benefits of the Cloud through enabling adoption and providing common services that are secure,

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The Football Players Health Study (FPHS) at Harvard – Informatics Platform, at Harvard IT Summit, Tuesday, June 14, 2016

The FPHS is a long running research study including many different research protocols. The study includes former NFL football players as the key subjects. In this presentation, we will describe the scope of research, the variety of data collection methods, and the security controls being put in place in our partnership with the HMS IT team. More information about the study as a whole can be found athttps://footballplayershealth.harvard.edu/.

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An Open Source “Playbook”: Considerations When Sharing Your Code, at Harvard IT Summit, Thursday, June 2, 2016

Taking a software project open source is a complex process. Issues ranging from “What license should I use?” to “How do we create an engaged user community?” need to be addressed. Taking lessons learned from open sourcing several products, the Harvard Catalyst Informatics team has created an open source “playbook” to help other teams navigate the process. This discussion will include, among other topics: infrastructure considerations, quality of the distributed code, and support.

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